Thomas Zenty III

Strategic Advisor

Hospitals & Health Systems

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Thomas Zenty III is a strategic advisor in Guidehouse’s Health segment. As the former CEO of University Hospitals Health System (UHHS), Zenty advises Guidehouse’s hospital and health system clients on operational and financial strategy as they aim to achieve success in today’s volatile economy.

During his nearly 20-year tenure at UHHS, Zenty grew the system’s inpatient and outpatient delivery network to serve 1.3 million patients annually. Regarded for leading one of the most dramatic health system resets in the past 25 years, Zenty led the more than $5 billion comprehensive regional health system, which has nearly 30,000 physicians and employees and a national reputation for providing the highest-quality care.

A past trustee of the American Hospital Association (AHA), Zenty received the 2021 AHA Board of Trustees award for his substantial contributions to the work of the AHA on behalf of the hospital field. He is also a recipient of the Warren Bennis Award for Excellence in Leadership from the Global Institute of Leadership Development, recognized by Modern Healthcare magazine as among the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare, and in the Northeast Ohio Business Hall of Fame. Zenty has served or serves on the boards of publicly traded companies, not-for-profit/community service organizations, and private equity corporations. A Pennsylvania native, he has held leadership roles at health systems in California, Arizona, New Jersey, and Connecticut during his 40-year career.

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